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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Perry Link Heilmann Sebastian and Perry Elizabeth J. , eds., Mao's Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2011 ), 320 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Armin Tolentino Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 THEATER AND POETRY FROM “THE HARD HAND OF CATACLYSM” Armin Tolentino Gambler’s Ruin, Blue Stag Casino Eventual extinction of the genus is assured. This is...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Alissa Valles © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 not for sale HAND WORK Alissa Valles Surgery: n [M surgerie, fr. MF cirurgie, fr. L chirurgia, fr. Gk cheirourgia, fr. cheirourgos, surgeon, fr. cheir hand + ergon work] Diagnosis Probed & pricked, then redacted by...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 537–538.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 312–324.
Published: 01 April 2012
... spiritual experiences that neither fit easily into the settled doctrines of traditions nor contest those doctrines by offering new, liberal, or relativizing alternatives. Rather, productive spaces open up wherein spiritual insight and uncertainty go hand in hand, created and accentuated by study, a stubborn...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
... essay suggests that a wider array of choices exists for legal interpretation than the usual alternative between originalism or literalism, on the one hand, and intuitionism, on the other hand. Contributions to the symposium (titled “Between Text and Performance”) emphasize what Roger Moseley calls...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
... interpretation arises from a recognition of the complexity of a story that on the one hand celebrates the triumphs of a heroic slave over his masters, but on the other hand suggests that such resistance can be contained if masters treat their slaves humanely. Numerous parallels are drawn with contemporaneous and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 223–232.
Published: 01 April 2010
... he have evaded martyrdom at the hands of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell? One discussant argues that More could not have done so without contemptibly abandoning his principles and surrendering fully to despotism. The other discussant disagrees, suggesting that More had to abandon some of his...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-ended because the present is, and meanwhile, the meaning of history is in our hands to change. Since we have that power, Eagleton suggests that we recycle figures of the past as characters in a comedy rather than tragedy. Still, it is never possible to say which figures of the past and which works are...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 190–217.
Published: 01 April 2018
... trivialization: a “kind of thought that banalizes everything.” For Bergoglio, both the rapid change that relativistic thinking can occasion and the fear of such change are banal, given that the church and the world are in the hands of the Holy Spirit, whose intent is to multiply diversity, so that the fullness...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 218–233.
Published: 01 April 2018
... conversion presupposes that Islam and Christianity are at odds; the convert would be changing sides in an ongoing conflict. Indifference, on the other hand, presupposes that the differences between the two religions traditions are insignificant. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Kathryn Kremnitzer; Siddhartha V. Shah; Wenrui Zhao Three PhD students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University recount their experiences of a collaborative hands-on approach to the humanities, at the intersection of craft and science. As participants in the “Laboratory...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
... discussion online rather than in person. Students have less interaction with each other, cannot ask questions during the lecture, and, at least in this version of online teaching, are never in the same room with their instructors. On the other hand, students can absorb the lectures, which are captioned, at...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
... concern is that, in being utterly uninterested in defining absolute scales for comparison and in focusing only on the generative potential of comparing, she relativizes the very act of comparing. What matters to her is how experimental devices simultaneously sensitize their users to the phenomena at hand...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
... the defeated Erinyes, and the compensation they are offered. On the other hand, the tragedy clearly shows how difficult it is for a fair legal judgment to be made without a view to larger issues of national expedience, security, and inherent power structures, especially that of patriarchy. © 2015 by...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Colin Richmond This guest column consists of a tongue-in-cheek counterfactual history of England from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Its highlight is the fifty-year reign of the saintly King Richard III, who dies a martyr in New York at the hands of the Iroquois in 1536 and is promptly...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 362–366.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Péter Nádas Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Tim Wilkinson COLUMNS IN MEMORIAM SUSAN SONTAG Péter Nádas Translated by Tim Wilkinson Accompanying it with a strange little hand...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 520–526.
Published: 01 August 2003
... 9:3 Copyright 2003 by Duke University Press 520 Quiet to witness quiet to rise 521 Put your hand through harsher months Albedo Albedo of...